Synopses & Reviews
Can an eight-year-old have fun in Paris? Can you entertain a teenager in Madrid? Will an extended family vacation to Europe be a unique and rewarding experience? Absolutely, says Cynthia Harriman, who has gathered the wisdom gained from months of travel abroad with her family into this comprehensive and essential guide. Inside you'll find all the insider information a family needs to survive and get the most out of a trip to Europe - from how to find a chocolate factory in Switzerland to the reasons to avoid the "Changing of the Guard" at Buckingham Palace.
Look inside for invaluable tips on:
Accommodations and restaurants
Customs and cultural differences
Hostels, camping, and home exchange
Recommended sites and activities
Finding affordable fun for the entire family.
"Finally there is a get-down-and-dirty manual for traveling with kids in Europe! [This book] is fun to read and filled with practical tips for traveling families...[with] limited budgets."
--Rick Steves, Europe Through the Back Door
From planning and survival tips to youth hostels restaurants camping language and renting homes this guide makes it possible to take the kids to Europe safely and perhaps more importantly sanely
About the Author
is a writer and a self-employed marketing consultant in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Her travel articles have appeared in the San Francisco Examiner,
the Washington Post,
the Chicago Sun-Times,
and various European magazines.
Table of Contents
(1) Planning (2) Planes, Trains, Boats, and Cars (3) What to Bring
(4) Managing Money (5) Long-term Stays (6) Sight-seeing Survival
(7) Restaurants (8) Budget Hotels and Bed-and-Breakfast Inns (9) Youth Hostels
(10) RV Camping (11) Road-trip Survival (12) Renting and Exchanging Homes
(13) Home Cooking (14) Communicating (15) Homestay Survival (16) Can We Afford This? (17) Great Britain (18) France (19) Benelux and Denmark (20) Germany, Austria, and Switzerland (21) Italy, Spain, Greece, Gibraltar, and Morocco (22) Resources